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The Root of Proof—A Brief Look at Geometry

Lecture no. 2 from the course: Prove It: The Art of Mathematical Argument

The Root of Proof—A Brief Look at Geometry

Taught by Professor Bruce H. Edwards | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Mathematics Courses

The model for modern mathematical thinking was forged 2,300 years ago in Euclid’s Elements. Prove three of Euclid’s theorems and investigate his famous fifth postulate dealing with parallel lines. Also, learn how proofs are important in Professor Edwards’s own research.

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